κύκλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos (circle, wheel). Cognate with Mycenaean Greek 𐀓𐀐𐀩𐀄 (ku-ke-re-u).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ký.klos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈky.klos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈky.klos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈcy.klos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈci.klos/
  • Noun[edit]

    κῠ́κλος (kúklosm (genitive κῠ́κλου); second declension

    1. circle, ring
    2. Any circular object, such as a wheel
    3. A crowd of people
    4. marketplace
    5. circular movement
    6. sphere, globe

    Declension[edit]

    There also exists an irregular plural

    Descendants[edit]

    Further reading[edit]


    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Inherited from Ancient Greek κύκλος (kúklos).

    Noun[edit]

    κύκλος (kýklosm (plural κύκλοι)

    1. (geometry) circle
    2. period, cycle
    3. series, cycle
    4. clique, coterie, circle, set (of people)
    5. (sports) circuit, course, track
    6. (education) course
    7. (business) turnover

    Declension[edit]

    Coordinate terms[edit]

    • see: δακτύλιος m (daktýlios, circle, ring) for a list of other rings and circles'

    Derived terms[edit]